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Real Time Coverage: Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Real Time Coverage: Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Below is our Real Time Coverage of the Super Bowl. If you're like most Americans, you will already be watching the big game on TV. This feed is meant to go along with what you're already watching. We will be doing live updates of the game and commentary on both the game and the coverage as well as mentioning any local ties that come up during the game. Please wait a moment for the updates to load.
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Did you know AAA will drive you (and your car) home from a Super Bowl party?

Did you know AAA will drive you (and your car) home from a Super Bowl party?

Millions of Americans will be huddled around their televisions for the big game this weekend, but it’s before and after Super Bowl watch parties that can be dangerous and deadly for motorists. To promote safe driving and encourage motorists to plan ahead for getting home safely during the Super Bowl weekend, AAA and Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser) are offering their free Tow to Go program. “The Super Bowl often means good times shared with friends and family, but it’s also a weekend where drivers may get behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol,” said Garrett Townsend, Public Affairs Director, AAA-The Auto Club…
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Do you know who is staying at the Airbnb across the street? Advocacy group warns parents to keep kids safe during Super Bowl

Do you know who is staying at the Airbnb across the street? Advocacy group warns parents to keep kids safe during Super Bowl

National child safety advocacy group, Stop Child Predators, raised concern today with the expected increased usage of Airbnb, HomeAway and other short-term rentals during the Super Bowl warning parents in the Greater Atlanta area to take extra precaution to keep their children safe.  “With thousands expected to rent out homes to visiting Super Bowl fans, complete strangers will be infiltrating homes in neighborhoods across the city,” Stacie Rumenap, President of Stop Child Predators.  “Parents should be on heightened alert for out-of-town visitors in their neighborhoods during the week leading up to the big game and speak with their kids about…
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A Quick Guide to Atlanta Turn Signal Etiquette

A Quick Guide to Atlanta Turn Signal Etiquette

If you're a tourist visiting Atlanta for the Super Bowl and you happened to drive here, you've probably noticed that in Atlanta we use turn signals a little differently than other parts of the country. In the spirit of Southern Hospitality and not wanting visitors to feel out of place when they visit our fair city, I've assembled this quick guide to turn signal etiquette to help you learn the quirky way we handle our blinkers. When to use turn signals: As a general rule, Atlantans don't use turn signals. There are several possible reasons for this, the first of…
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Dunwoody to kick off Super Bowl Sunday with Caffeine and Octane event

Dunwoody to kick off Super Bowl Sunday with Caffeine and Octane event

Super Bowl Sunday will start early in Dunwoody with Caffeine and Octane, the nation’s largest monthly car show that regularly attracts more than 2,000 vehicles and 15,000 fans. A record crowd is expected for the Feb. 3 event. Caffeine and Octane is the only live event taking place on the morning of Super Bowl LIII. It’s also free and easy to access from downtown Atlanta on MARTA. The all-makes, all-models car show is held on the first Sunday morning of every month from 8 to 11 a.m. at Perimeter Mall at 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road. “The impact of the Super Bowl…
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Looking for a place to watch the Super Bowl? These Atlanta restaurants won’t disappoint

Looking for a place to watch the Super Bowl? These Atlanta restaurants won’t disappoint

While some 75,000 fans will be descending on Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3, it’s not necessary to stand shoulder to shoulder with the masses to enjoy every snap of the big game. From high-energy sports bars to beloved neighborhood taverns, Atlanta is home to an all-star lineup of venues filled with winning menus, bountiful taps and plenty of large-screen TVs to keep guests in the center of the action. The following are MVP hangouts that should be the centerpiece of any game-watching strategy: Atlanta’s oldest continuously licensed tavern, Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland serves upscale comfort cuisine in…
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Georgia to Hotels: Honor existing reservations and rates during Super Bowl

Georgia to Hotels: Honor existing reservations and rates during Super Bowl

Georgia's attorney general is warning hotels against changing reservations and rates this week due to high demand for rooms during the Super Bowl. He is also encouraging consumers to try to work any disputes out with the business first before going to the state for help. “Consumers attending the Super Bowl or the surrounding events should be able to count on businesses to honor their contractual agreements,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “Hotels and businesses that try to unfairly take advantage of consumers will be held accountable by our office.” If a hotel attempts to change the terms of an…
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Owen’s Craft Mixers to host Super Bowl pre-game cocktail parties at Tongue & Groove

Owen’s Craft Mixers to host Super Bowl pre-game cocktail parties at Tongue & Groove

The Patriots will take on the Rams on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Atlanta and Owen's Craft Mixers, along with Tao Group, will host two pre-game cocktail parties on Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2 from 8 - 10 p.m. at Tongue & Groove in Atlanta. An RSVP is required for entry. Yes, you must be 21 or older, sorry kids. Tickets are $45 which include a 1-hour open bar from 8 to 9 p.m. and grant guests access for the remainder of the night. Guests must show up before 9 p.m. to have access for the night. Direct event…
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Women of Football event comes to Atlanta in time for Super Bowl

Women of Football event comes to Atlanta in time for Super Bowl

BRANDed Management announced that the fourth annual Women of Football event presented by Women Rising will return to the Super Bowl week event lineup in Atlanta on Sat., Feb. 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at American Cut Steakhouse. In partnership with Paramount Pictures' new film, "What Men Want," the event will feature a Q&A with the film's producer Will Packer, who also produced Girl's Trip, Night School and Think Like a Man, special VIP & celebrity guests, NFL industry influencers, live music from Atlanta's DJ Hourglass and 13-year-old Lauren Mckenzie, and heavy hors d'oeuvre & signature cocktails. Red…
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Southern Roots Festival to feature Food Network Stars, Super Bowl theme

Southern Roots Festival to feature Food Network Stars, Super Bowl theme

Four Food Network Culinary Divas will join Celebrity Chef Ashley Clay to bring the richness of “Down South” to the forefront during the Southern Roots Festival in Atlanta, as a prelude to the Big Game.  The Southern Roots festival will kick off on Jan. 28, and will run until Feb. 3. In conjunction with Southern Roots Festival Creative Director and Executive Producer, Aisha Davis of DESHO Productions, and NORTH&KING Developers, “Southern Roots,” founded by celebrity chef, Ashley Clay, will be presented directly across the street from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a first in Super Bowl history for a private festival. The seven-day experience will include family-friendly…
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The Public Record: Stacey Abrams sides with Saints in Falcon country

The Public Record: Stacey Abrams sides with Saints in Falcon country

Football is serious business in the South. College football more-so than the NFL, but with the Super Bowl taking place in Atlanta this year, a former candidate for governor giving a hat tip to a rival football team is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows. The Setting: Stacey Abrams was speaking in Albany Monday. As reported by the AJC, it was the kickoff of a tour thanking her supporters and trying to keep her momentum alive for a future run for office, perhaps for the senate. The Quote: “If you saw yesterday’s playoff game between the Rams and the…
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Streaming giant Pandora will kick off the Super Bowl in Atlanta with Zac Brown and others

Streaming giant Pandora will kick off the Super Bowl in Atlanta with Zac Brown and others

Pandora makes its first down of the year in Atlanta on Jan. 31 at the Bud Light Dive Bar at The Tabernacle with a free concert to kick off the weekend of The Big Game. The largest streaming music provider in the U.S. is proud to present hometown favorites, Zac Brown Band as part of their Pandora LIVE series. Fans who are 21 years old and older can directly RSVP for free, listeners can click here. Music has always set the tempo for athletes and their fans around the world. From tailgate soundtracks to post game parties, Pandora is an essential player…
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Top places to host a Super Bowl party in metro Atlanta

Top places to host a Super Bowl party in metro Atlanta

Not everyone can afford to treat their friends or work colleagues to a suite at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the big game. For those looking to throw a party with a crowd of fellow football fans - or host a business gathering while in town for the festivities - Atlanta makes it easy to display a bit of that famed Southern hospitality without the hassle of lots of planning and coordinating. These restaurants offer an array of bold menu options and affordable packages to ensure that any team meeting, from a dozen guests to 100, ends in victory.  Buckhead/Brookhaven/Sandy Springs The…
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Fulton County task force to tackle sex trafficking ahead of Super Bowl

Fulton County task force to tackle sex trafficking ahead of Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl coming to Atlanta in under five months, the Fulton County Sex Trafficking Task Force is taking aim at curbing sex trafficking that occurs at major sports and entertainment events.On Sept. 26, Fulton County Chairman Robb Pitts convened the Task Force and held a high-level meeting to discuss options and tactics.“Our goal is to look at what we have enacted locally at Fulton County and see where we can expand to keep children and women safe everywhere,” said Pitts, who recently pushed through a County law that requires gas stations, convenience stores and restaurants to post information…
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